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not do it from the outside. george bush tried unsuccessfully. every president has tried and all failed because of the participants. >> what has changed? the settlements continue, but it is no longer number one on president obama's agenda. >> the president has acknowledged the mistake early on, but let's be frank, the relationship has changed. netanyahu embraced, endorsed and basically campaigned for mitt romney, who did not carry florida, which was supposed to be the cornerstone of the campaign strategy. barack obama did get reelected and made a case that the two- state solution was imperative for israel's values, that we do not have people that will be stopped at every checkpoint and cannot move freely in their homeland. making an appeal to jewish values and traditions. i thought it was great. >> it is pushing on an open door. the israelis have offered peace. they offered peace in 1967, at camp david in 2000 and in 2008. the point is not the settlemen s , and that is the reason it is important what obama said. he essentially said it is not the settlements, but that the palestinians ha
, their eyes are watering. >> while george w. bush was president, the government changed some of the laws that protected the nation's drinking water. >> ♪ so it all goes back to 2005 ♪ ♪ bush said gas drillers didn't have to comply ♪ ♪ with the safe drinking water act ♪ ♪ before too long it was "frack, baby frack" ♪ ♪ until the break of dawn >> with fracking that's not properly regulated comes another threat -- the release of toxic gas into the air. >> so, on top of the drinking water being contaminated and undrinkable, the air is also posing a serious health problem, as well. >> alex is from the environmental working group. they want to prevent pollution. rachel works for a company that represents the gas industry. they want to help america benefit from an important source of fuel. both sides probably agree on one thing... >> ♪ now, it's not that drillers should never be fracking ♪ ♪ but the current regulation is severely lacking ♪ ♪ reduce the toxins, contain the gas and wastewater ♪ ♪ and the people won't get sick ♪ ♪ and the planet won't get hotter,
the regime of saddam hussein. the seemingly quick success prompted u.s. president george w. bush to proclaim "mission accomplished," but the post proved premature. violence and terror followed as a rat descended into fighting. the tolls are down from the height of the conflict, but since u.s. troops left in 2011, the turmoil has been worsening again. iraq's minority sunnis feel increasingly marginalized by the shiite-led government. the government postponed regional elections in two provinces on tuesday, pointing to security concerns. >> let's take a quick look at some other stories making news at this hour. power has now been restored to two fuel storage pools at japan's tsunami damaged nuclear plant, but two others have been without fresh cooling water for more than a day, raising new concerns about safety. >> zimbabwe's electoral commission says referendum on a new constitution has passed by a landslide with a yes vote of about 95%. the new charter would limit the powers of president robert mugabe and pave the way for new elections. >> at least 37 people have been killed in about -- and a
with internal disputes and neglecting the basic needs of the decisions. when a former bush administration launched the war it said that the then iraqi leader saddam hussein was hiding weapons of mass destruction. this accusation proved false and the iraqis had to pay the price of the consequences. for many of them, this war is not yet over. >>> that was nhk world's sho beppu in baghdad. >>> tuesday was the last day in office for the head of the boj. >> a lot has happened in my turn including the collapse of lehman brothers, and the march 11 earthquake. >> he expressed hope that the boj and the government will step up efforts to pull japan out of the long period of deflation. >> japan now has an opportunity to end deflation. the yen is falling and the stock prices are rising. >> he said he did his best to try to stop deflation as soon as possible, and spur economic growth. the band bought bounds to pump liquidity into the economy. but he expressed that he had taken extreme care to make sure they did not end you have shouldering the country's debt. also, he said they could not change fast e
de b. bush outlined a two-state solution when he presented what was called the road map. again, the three-that peace plan failed to stop the spiraling violence. on a visit to egypt in 2009, a newly elected president obama but washington's traditional relations with israel to the test when he sought to mend ties with the islamic world. >> i have come here to cairo to seek a new beginning between the united states and muslims around the world. >> but obama failed to meet expectations in the islamic world, and many criticized what they called half-hearted efforts to achieve peace between israel and palestinians. in the wake of the arab spring, tensions are simmering all over the middle east. for the americans, the israeli- palestinian conflict is just one of many. >> president obama is now in his second term, and this is his first official visit to israel, so what took him so long? in middle east analyst at the brookings institute in washington d.c. joneses. >> in his first term, he felt a tremendous amount of pressure from both washington -- folks in washington -- and in israel t
, the first george bush, bush sr. and it solved the problem or it largely solved the problem at a cost far below what even the best estimates at the time were. we know that these kind of policies can work. it was a republican idea, okay. and so the irony of it is that the republican party has walked away from even one of their best ideas, one of their best proven ideas that really worked. so the question is, how can we bring republicans back to the table and say, "that's ours, we own that. this is our contribution to solving the problem. and in fact, we think our principles and our solutions are better than yours." >> so i'm speaker of the house, john boehner, and i ask you to come see me and i say i want to do what you're suggesting. give me the sound bytes a real conservative can use. >> i think there are a couple things. one is they need to look at the threat, okay? so, as an example, could we think in a different way about climate change as a threat to our freedoms, okay? climate change itself is a threat to our freedoms. >> to our freedoms? >> sure. if you're a rancher or a farmer in
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